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Trick to Cutting a Score Line on Silhouette CAMEO

Need to cut the perfect score line with Silhouette CAMEO? Sometimes the perforated cut doesn't quite give you the professional-looking fold line you're going for, but a solid cut will splice through the paper. Enter a score line!

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The trick to cutting a score line with a Silhouette ratchet blade is to set the blade to a zero.  You can do this by using the built in ratchet on the front of your Silhouette CAMEO or Portrait.

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In Silhouette Studio set the material type as card stock (this is my favorite brand of card stock) and adjust the default blade depth to 1 (since 0 is not an option in the software).

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When you cut with with the blade on a 0, the blade is exposed just a tiny bit, but it's enough to make a small indentation on the paper where you can easily create a crease or fold without the more obvious perforations!

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So now you're wondering about this set of DIY custom stationary, aren't you? It was all made and designs in Silhouette Studio! You can check out the tutorial on making custom stationary with Silhouette CAMEO here.


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